- Barbara Kingsolver is an American novelist, essayist and poet
|Born:||08 April 1955 Comment |
|How old is Barbara Kingsolver in 2021? / Age: ||66 years
Barbara Kingsolver facts
- She was raised in rural Kentucky and lived briefly in the Congo in her early childhood
- Kingsolver earned degrees in biology at DePauw University and the University of Arizona and worked as a freelance writer before she began writing novels
- Her widely known works include The Poisonwood Bible, the tale of a missionary family in the Congo, and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, a non-fiction account of her family's attempts to eat locally
- Her work often focuses on topics such as social justice, biodiversity and the interaction between humans and their communities and environments
- Each of her books published since 1993 has been on the New York Times Best Seller list
- Kingsolver has received numerous awards, including the Dayton Literary Peace Prize's Richard C
- Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award 2011, UK's Orange Prize for Fiction 2010, for The Lacuna, and the National Humanities Medal
- She has been nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize
- In 2000, Kingsolver established the Bellwether Prize to support "literature of social change"
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